Photo Release -- New Travel Plaza to Open at JFK International Airport

MEDIA ADVISORY, March 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Airport Plazas, LLC., recently announced the grand opening of its newest Travel Plaza at JFK International Airport. The Grand Opening is scheduled for this Thursday, April 3rd at 11 am.

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The $13 million dollar plaza is easily accessed from the Belt Parkway, JFK Expressway and other airport entrances at the corner of 147th St & 150th Ave (right next to DHL). It was built on 5.75 acres of re-developed land and touts well-known tenants such as Wendy's (w/ drive-thru), 7-Eleven, Qdoba Mexican Grill and Max's Pizza. In addition, there is a Sunoco gas station complete with hi-speed diesel fueling facilities as well as a state of the art car wash. The plaza is the first of its kind in NY City or any airport across the country with the offering of E85, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Tesla Superchargers and the first public truck parking in NYC. Free Wi-Fi and other amenities such as a 24/7 dry cleaning, and flight information screens will also be available at the plaza. The Plaza is christened now as the Main Street of JFK Airport where travelers, employees, taxis and town cars meet and eat.

Senator James Sanders, Jr., Senator Joseph Addabbo, Jr., Pat Foye (Executive Director, Port Authority of NY & NJ), Jerry Spampanato (GM of JFK International Airport) and other local business leaders will be in attendance and plan to speak at the event.

What: Grand Opening: JFK Travel Plaza
When: Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: 150th Ave and 147th St Queens, NY 11430
Contact:  Brian Noble | Email: | Phone: 631-524-1921

About Airport Plazas: Building on over 30 years of experience in developing and operating service stations in New York, Airport Plazas constructs and operates travel plaza facilities at airport locations throughout the United States. Our core focus is providing airport patrons and employees with state of the art travel services including: fuel, convenience retail and food service. We believe this niche market is currently underserved and pride ourselves on being at the forefront of the industry. Airport Plazas has facilities open at Newark Liberty Airport, JFK International Airport, Indianapolis International Airport, and in May, Ft. Myers is scheduled to open. In addition, we have half a dozen airports in which we are in the permitting and planning stage. For more information visit

JFK Travel Plaza